Oral Questions – 29 November 2017

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Questions to Ministers

  1. KIRITAPU ALLAN?to the?Minister of Finance:?What specific examples of capital spending pressures has he been advised of and preparing for budget 2018?
  2. Hon PAULA BENNETT?to the?Prime Minister:?Does she stand by all her answers to Oral Question No.1 yesterday; if so, does she also agree with the Deputy Prime Minister?s answers to Oral Question No. 2 yesterday?
  3. Hon PAULA BENNETT?to the?Deputy Prime Minister:?Does he stand by all his answers to Oral Question No. 2 yesterday; if so, does he also agree with the Prime Minister?s answers to Oral Question No. 1 yesterday?

  4. MARJA LUBECK?to the?Minister of Housing and Urban Development:?What reports has he received about the impact of the Government?s housing policy?
  5. Hon STEVEN JOYCE?to the?Minister of Finance:?What specific policies did the Treasury cost as a consequence of the recent Government formation?
  6. DAVID SEYMOUR?to the?Minister of Education:?Can he still say with some confidence that the four partnership schools contracted to open in 2019 will not go ahead; if not, what reassurances has he given the sponsors of those contracts that their contracts will be honoured?
  7. JAMIE STRANGE?to the?Minister of Education:?How many students will receive additional assistance with living costs in 2018?
  8. Hon SIMON BRIDGES?to the?Minister for Regional Economic Development:?Does he stand by all his statements in relation to his $1 billion-a-year Regional Development (Provincial Growth) Fund?
  9. Hon NIKKI KAYE?to the?Minister of Education:?Does he stand by his statement in relation to changing the age at which children can start school that it is ?not unusual for a Minister or Government to state its intention? on an issue before going through the Cabinet process; if so, why?
  10. DARROCH BALL?to the?Associate Minister of Education:?What reports has she received regarding truancy rates in New Zealand?
  11. Dr SHANE RETI?to the?Minister for Social Development:?Does she support social investment?
  12. BRETT HUDSON?to the?Associate Minister of State Services:?What are her priorities for the portfolio?